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Sep 15, 2010 7:00am PDT
quote o'donnell, such a treat to have you with us. >> glad to be here. >> thanks. >> thanks. >> the two-hour season premiere of "ncis: los angeles" airs: harry? >>> moms and dads sometimes need help in the kitchen so why not get the kids involved? cat cora is teaming with the mup mets in two new video series,
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Sep 27, 2010 6:00am PDT
where it's probably not so warm and i'm using that world mildly. 100 in fairfield, 102 antioch, 103 pleasanton, mid-90s in benicia, 97 in san jose. temperatures warmer than yesterday. in the coastline though in the same ballpark. 70s half moon bay, 90s kentfield, 98 santa rosa, 99 sonoma. so north and east bay location, that's where all the heat is going to be today. anne makovec is already there in walnut creek. it is not so hot right now, what is it like, anne. >> reporter: that's right, it is just below 60 degrees right now. it's especially pleasant to be the morning reporter because everybody working the later shift are going to be roasting. according to your forecast it will be 102 here in walnut creek today a difference of about 40 degrees from what it is right now. that heat wave will present two issues. it's a "spare the air." number 2, the possibility of power outages. so many people are running their air-conditioning, it can lead to system overload and that's what happened in castro valley this weekend. more than 30,000 pg&e customers lost power for almost three hours on s
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Sep 16, 2010 1:35am PDT
smart? apple trying to change the way our phones look back at us. we've all seen the videos: i'm dana king. >> good evening. i'm ken bastida. >>> first we've all seen the videos, people using cell phones to record police officers, usually doing something that makes the cops look pretty bad. well, now some officers in the bay area have started wearing their own cameras to record your every move. robert lyles shows us how to spot them. >> reporter: suited up to patrol the streets of oakland once meant a badge and a gun. now officers say it means a recording device as well. >> just for that, so i can record myself when i stop people. >> reporter: motor officer jason scott has been paranoid complaints and lawsuits alleging officer misconduct have increased exponentially in the past decade. usually rooted in a battle of he said she said. >> stop this gentleman for having no plates on his vehicle. >> reporter: but that's about to change. >> this is the new age of policing. >> reporter: you might call it policing 2.0. 15 oakland officers are now wearing on their chests the portable recording
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Sep 23, 2010 1:35am PDT
of authority. using the uniform to get citizens to submit. >> he said you come with me and takes the boy. my understanding is took the boy inside the house without the parents. then they heard a thud sounding like a body hitting the floor. >> reporter: the parents tell the attorney when they raced into the house : >> the son is leaning back with his hands behind his back. with his back up against the sofa and the officer is about 2 feet away from him towering over him with his right hand on his duty weapon. >> reporter: former prosecutors say the cop's job is on the line. >> well, if he's charged with a felony false imprisonment which is restraining liberty under the color of authority or by force that's a serious felony and that officer would not be able to continue on as police officer if he's convicted from that. >> reporter: i went to his front door tonight he tells me he cannot comment on the case because it involves minors. his attorney says this was an officer trying to scare a wayward teen straight. i can tell you about four minutes of this was captured on cell phone video. n
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Sep 5, 2010 5:00am PDT
shrine for st. francis in north beach. you brought it here and had it constructed do you want to tell us about the video you made. >> we made a video because so much of it was prove den shall. so much of it was going to happen no matter what we humans had to say about it i absolutely believe that. one part of the video i say you know it dawned on me in the middle of creating it, what a servant i was. it is so true. we were just total servants creating this amazingly sacred little space in the heart of our city. >> tell us briefly it is what? >> it is the little coo bella that st. francis himself rebuilt in 1206. >> in racy sei. >> i call st. francis francesco because he is my best friend he left town after he had a discussion, an argument with his father and the mayor of the town and he befriended his bishop. he goes down the held and starts building san domiano. he said go rebuild my church it is in ruins he rebuilt it and goes down further into the valley to santa maria, dangele and rebuilds the ben deck tin chapel of the portuncula. he creates his order, lives and dies inside it. it w
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Sep 25, 2010 5:00am PDT
for us in london, thank you for that update. we appreciate it. >>> now to the floods in the upper midwest. residents in parts of minnesota and wisconsin trying to dry out this morning but the flooding may not be over yet. heather brown of our minneapolis station wcco is live from owatonna, minnesota with the latest. good morning. >> good morning. the rivers have started to go down here but the water is still here. scenes like this gas station are common across southern minnesota, the water stuck in these areas. at this point, we don't know how much all of this will cost but the governor has said he will ask for a special legislative session to figure out how to pay for it, all of this because of record rainfall in just a single day. streets turned into rivers, back yards into lakes. across the upper midwest schools flooded and bridges washed away as heavy rain led to rivers overflowing their banks. as much as 10 inches fell in 24 hours in areas of wisconsin and minnesota. the rain let up friday and some rivers are receding but many forced out of their homes can't return. power sta
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 7:00am PDT
plante is a traveling with the president an joins us now from the u.n. good morning, bill. >> reporter: good morning, harry. the president will make a plea for mideast peace today, telling leaders at the u.n. the u.s. supports the efforts of freeing the world of nuclear weapons but the expected midterm staff shake-up seems to be under way. president obama's inner circle appears to be moving on out of the west wing. cbs news learned that david a l axelrod moving to chicago next spring for a campaign for re-election. the dominos don't stop there. ram emanuel, the president's chief of staff may leave the white house next month. he told colleagues he's very likely to run for mayor of chicago. gibbs told reporters on air force one, i'm not going to rule anything in or out. he's in the process of thinking through what's best for rahm. the staff shake-up comes as the president addresses the u.n. general assembly this week to focus on america's place as a global leader. >> let me be clear. the united states of america has been and will remain the global leader in providing assistance. we will
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Sep 24, 2010 12:00pm PDT
the focus, corrosion caused by bacteria. ann joins us from san bruno to explain this. ann. >> reporter: pg&e is refusing to talk so far this morning we are hoping for solid answers later on this afternoon. there is concern about corrosion coming from the inside of some of their pipelines. in the meantime, day two of demolition and clean up here in the san bruno neighbourhood that was demolished by the explosion. we finally got a chance to go beyond the barriers to get a closer look at what remains. a once thriving neighbourhood reduced to shades of grey. ash covering everything that stands and everything that stands, won't stand for long. a site that can crack even someone who does this for a living. >> on the emotional side, it is heart wrenching. >> reporter: the debris is being separated into what is recyclable and what is going to the dump. >> everything is decimated except for the things that are metal down to the wiring once holding together the wheels. >> reporter: as the clean up process continues so does the investigation into what caused this. >> the whole commun
CBS
Sep 14, 2010 7:00am PDT
the locker room as the team and the league open an investigation. she shares her story with us in the studio. early this tuesday morning, the studio. early this tuesday morning, september 14th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning to you. i'm erica hill. >> it is a tuesday. we welcome you all to a special west coast updated edition. 7:00 a.m. pacific time of "the early show" and want to get to breaking news this morning. in iran, american hiker sarah shourd out of prison after days of confusion and more than a year after she and two companions were arrested and accused of spying. elizabeth palmer is in london with the very latest. liz, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, what ri. yes, sarah shourd's lawyer spoke to cbs news not so long ago and confirmed she was released from evin prison and traveling to the gulf where her family's waiting for her. >> breaking news that we have coming in right now -- >> reporter: almost immediately iran's english language tv made an official announcement. >> iran released the u.s. national sarah shourd. the other two americans are in de
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Sep 25, 2010 1:35am PDT
way out. >> you know the obvious rules, but there's a single mistake most of us make. the test on how clean your kitchen is. >>> tonight, you will see if for yourself, a south bay family releasing the video of what they say is a police officer pretending to arrest their son for fooling around with his stepdaughter. >> reporter: it's a cell phone video secretly shot by the boy's father. it shows the cop towering over the 15-year-old. he was scolded and yelled at for having sex with his 14-year- old stepdaughter. he said she was not ma sure enough for -- mature enough for normal-to-normal day tasks. >> she has to be reminded to take a shower a couple of times a week. >> reporter: for a few moments it's silent and then he is written up for sexual assault charges. >> i will write up a report, and it will be up to them if they file charges on you for having sex with a minor. it does not bode well for you. do you know what that means? >> no. >> it's not a good thing that the person you had sex with is a cop's daughter. a cop's daughter is not someone you mess around with. >> reporter: the h
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 12:00pm PDT
overhead antenna. if you are a single drive using the express lane without fastrak, you are subject to a ticket from the chp. >> we are currently drafting a management plan in regards to these lanes so that our officers have a full understanding as to what their purpose is out there and as to how we are going to conduct our enforcement. >> now, things get a little more complicated when it comes to fast track, though. since carpoolers, motorcycles, qualified low emission vehicles are still allowed to use the lanes for free, they have to hide their fastrak transponder from the antenna using a special mylar bag that comes with the device. otherwise, their transponder will charge them whatever fee is in effect at that point. all the money collected will help to potentially build a northbound express lane here along 680. now, it's going to be confusing for drivers. authorities are concerned about that. we have a lot of information right now on our website, cbs5.com. click on "newslinks" including information on the entry and exits. because that is all not going to be the same as current
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 12:12pm PDT
knocked out power to about 30,000 people. so they are not used to that weather. september, mid september, we're not really used to rain showers, whatever you want to call it. >> it's in the forecast. it's been misty and drizzly all day, too. here's our golden gate bridge shot, that sums is up best. windshield wipers. we're used to that for the morning commute. but noontime we usually clear. not so much at the coast. the farther inland, you will vmi proving conditions. but along the coastline, low clouds are in effect for today. 80s inland. areas of follow fog developing inland in the valleys. fog and drizzle at the bay, more fog and drizzle for the coastline with temperatures essentially in the 50s. we are watching beautiful satellite and radar here. the west coast. and it is showing the clouds coming in associated with the frontal system as it pushes closer to the bay area, we'll have more clouds developing, we are expecting a cloudy saturday, more clouds than today especially inland and in addition to that, eventually a chance of rainfall will be moving in with the system. the best cha
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Sep 2, 2010 8:37am PDT
and high tech when i used the letter "u" instead of spelling out y-o-u. >> sadly, are you far behind. >> you are a dinosaur, big guy. >> can we put an example up on the screen for some people who just don't really understand the kind of shorthand that people use to communicate. now, this means something, if you know what it means. now we'll put up on the screen what the actual translation is. >> oh, no, there's two. >> oh, there's two. >> last night i was wrecked. and be right back. parents over shoulder. >> last night i was wrecked -- >> harry, you don't remember sending that last night? >> that is amazing. dr. ashton, i have another facebook question for you. debbie wrote to ask, do you think texting could cause carpal tunnel syndrome? >> well, the answer to that one, harry, is it possibly could. this falls under the category of an overuse injury. we've heard of blackberry thumb or cell phone elbow. any repetitive action, anything you do over and over again for hours and hours a day can affect your body. so, when you're talking about texting or on the computer, thumbs, wrist
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Sep 7, 2010 7:00am PDT
glorious for the parents. >> get on the bus. >> exactly. good to have you with us this morning. you saw some of the pictures from the wildfire. you know the area really well in colorado. we are going to bring thank you latest on the fires. dozens of homes burned. including four homes that belonged to firefighters fighting the blaze. >> also coming up this morning, you heard about the controversy near ground zero, proposed building of the islamic cultural center there. will have been all kinds of people protesting this. one of them is a preacher from florida. he has been on the march on this. he promised to burn a koran on the anniversary of the 9/11 -- anniversary. and it has gotten an interesting response from the commander of our troops in iraq. he says it is really bad. we will have more on that. >> we want to get to this first breaking news this morning. out of control wildfire around the area of boulder, colorado. tropical storm hermine, texas coming along the shore of the texas/mexico border. we will hear from don teague. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. winds fuele
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Sep 6, 2010 11:00pm PDT
causes, but what do you say to people who say look you used a lot of fire and police resources. >> first of all to address the part about, you know, limited resource, i get that. i picked that side of the building because i thought, okay, nobody is going to even see me. i was hoping that maybe i could even do it without anyone knowing. >> you were hoping to draw attention to causes. >> yeah. >> but you were hoping no one saw you as well? >> umm, well you know, when you go to do anything you have to have a press statement. i mean you want to state, clarify what it is you want to do, and -- >> reporter: he also clarified for reporters that he is promoting a book. police read those two misdemeanor citations and dana he is well on his way. he didn't spend but less than an hour behind bars there and i have to say he is saying he is going to climb another building, he isn't saying when and where. >> boy he sure got an awful lot of publicity. >> yes he did. tied up traffic for three hours downtown and we found it irresistable, didn't we. >> joe vasquez in san francisco, thank you. >>
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Sep 1, 2010 1:35am PDT
never actually used in the commercials, some parents are still upset. >> two ruptured disks that i have in my lower back. >> reporter: the ad tells people's pain. >> muscle spasms in my back. >> reporter: and explain marijuana for medical use. >> the people that you see giving those temperatures are real, live, every day patients, israel they are your neighborhoods, your children, your relatives. >> reporter: it's the first of its kind. >> i know that people are a lot of times afraid to step forward. >> reporter: the ad never even uses the word "marijuana." >> it says cannabis. >> reporter: but it still comes with controversy. >> you want to rays your kids and keep them away from drugs in society it's extremely difficult. the last thing i need is another ad on tv. >> reporter: some parents at a roosville public park don't want to see it when they watch tv. >> i don't think we have to put it on television so our kids are more exposed to marijuana than they are already going to be in any form. >> reporter: but davey says this isn't about teaching children to use drugs, it's about mak
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Sep 30, 2010 7:00am PDT
>>> got a story idea or comment you would like to share with us? email brian@cbs5.com. >>> breaking >>> breaking news. major storm. the remnants of tropical storm nicole bring rains and wind up and down the east coast causing flooding and state of emergency in north carolina. dave price is live on the scene with the latest. >>> campus tragedy a. rutgers university student kills himself after an internet prank goes horribly wrong and shows him kissing another man. his roommate and another student now face criminal charges as the college mourns his loss. >>> and death of a legend. hollywood star tony curtis passes away at the age of 85. we'll look back at his career and his roles in some of hollywood's greatest films early in thursday morning, september hollywood's greatest films early in thursday morning, september 30th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> just a small taste of what's to come here in new york city where we and all of the east coast bracing for severe weather. good morning, everyone. i'm maggie rodriguez. >> i'm harry smith. >> i have a question for you. do you have a
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Sep 1, 2010 7:00am PDT
>>> got a story idea or comment you would like to share with us? email brian@cbs5.com. >>> expecting earl. evacuations are under way in north carolina. as hurricane earl threatens to slam the east coast. dave price is live on the scene. he will tell us where it is headed and when it may hit. >>> turning the page. in a prime time address, president obama says now that u.s. combat operations in iraq are over, it is time to move on and put the focus back on our own soil. >> our most urgent attack is to restore our economy and put the millions of americans who have lost their jobs back to work. >> we will hear from both sides of the aisle in interviews with vice president biden and senator john mccain. >>> the battle ahead. legendary actor michael douglas opens up to david letterman about his fight with cancer. >> i finished my first week of radiation and chemo. and it is about an eight-week struggle. >> why douglas is optimistic he will make a full recovery. "early" this wednesday morning, september 1st, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. good morning to fol
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Sep 29, 2010 7:00am PDT
downpours continue to hit us, coming through overnight and into the morning hours. the rain picking up on us moments ago. the worst of what we're being told is dealing with this all morning and not going away any time soon as we're expected to continue dealing with the flooding and water collecting and gathering in south florida as the day goes on. harry? >> thank you very much. we want to go to dave price and find out where this storm is headed. good morning, sir. >> you know what? she was right. just beginning to see the storm pick up. not well organized right now but goes over the florida peninsula, south florida, out into the atlantic and where it gets energy. and that rotation is going to be more well formed. the biggest concerns, once it moves through florida, rolling into the carolinas, places like wilmington already pounded and another three, possibly to eight inches of rain expected as this system begins to zoom on up the coast. and again, it is going to follow a quick path all the way through to the northeast. but the biggest concerns tomorrow, what could be, well, what could be
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Sep 20, 2010 12:00pm PDT
bring in the comedian michael pritchard all day seminars in presenting drug and alcohol use. >> the impact we had is very similar to one of the programs we had, it is called the squires program where the students are going into san quentin and having conversations with inmates who are giving them the message of don't make the mistakes i have. >> updating the conditions now of the five students, the driver and the four passengers of the -- of the four passengers, one died. one was upgraded from very critical condition to serious condition. and the remaining two treated at a hospital and released. as for the driver, he is still in police custody at the hospital, suffering from mild to moderate injuries. allen? >> sharon chen in novato with the latest, thanks. >>> in a few hours, we will learn the exact location of pg&e's most dangerous natural gas pipelines in california. the state's public you tills commission asked the utility for that information following the explosion in san bruno. the section of pipe that blew up there is being examined now to try to determine exactly what cause
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Sep 29, 2010 4:30am PDT
joining us. i'm betty nguyen. begin overseas this morning, both france and britain on alert for possible terror attacks. the threat is described as credible. a british officials said the plots were in an early stage with an islamic connection. mark phillips is in london and has the latest on this. good morning, mark. >> good morning, betty. well, western intelligence agencies are saying there is a credible, what they're calling a credible islamist-o linked terror plot that they have interrupted, one that would affect several countries in the west including the u.s., also britain, france and germany. people are undoubtedly nervous but they also say there is no evidence at this time any plot or any attacks were imminent and the proof of that is that terror levels across the west have not been raised, with one notable exception, that is in france, where there have been a number of terror alerts over the last few weeks, including one just yesterday at the eiffel tower, which police cleared and the area around it. but found no bombs. a train station earlier in the week was also clear
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Sep 29, 2010 12:00pm PDT
child care today. they were closed. the nonprofit used cash from its advocacy budget to pay for the t-shirts and rally supplies as staffers tried to prove the point of how difficult life is without their program. >> this to get a babysitter maybe six times the amount what i'm paying right now. >> reporter: he works for the state and is now getting hit two ways. the possibility of losing child care and the furloughs he has already taken. >> i don't think it takes a rocket scientist to pass a budget. do the math, guys. >> reporter: now, these folks are hoping for the budget to be passed so the money will start coming in again. but they are also trying to make sure that child care funding is going to be included in that budget. they say they have contracts in hand right now but at this point, nothing is guaranteed. >> all right. anne makovec in oakland, thank you. >>> well, a federal judge in san jose has blocked what would have been california's first execution in nearly five years. convicted killer albert greenwood brown was scheduled to be put to death tomorrow. but the same judge w
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Sep 26, 2010 11:00pm PDT
enforce. and author of member rows, outlining the use of torture on suspect president obama believes many checks checks will share us up from the birden of government. >>> the. moderate republicans are looking for a counterstrategy. formerred as vier to president bush said they have tapped into the voter frustration and anger but does not represent millions of american in the middle. >> reporter: new york governor said he will promote the democrats and republicans this fall. back here, jason explains what attracts him to the party. >> it's primarily the fiscal university. if you're someone like me who wants to be involved, it's nice for people to put their money where the mouth is. >> reporter: scott grown says it respects his family's doctor trig. >> i so happy to be black. i'm employed that i have a lot of family members who served the military. we believe in your individual freedom, and i have never found it, but i found it here. >> a new organization called no labels has formed to counterearn the red rick. they will try to get republicans and democrats reach across the aisle because n
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Sep 16, 2010 11:00pm PDT
the heart of oakland. and tonight she is making her presence very well known. robert liles shows us how. robert? >> reporter: dana, consider this. oakland vote ersie elected jerry brown mayor twice, in fact this city is largely made up of registered democratic voters, but behind me is not an office for a democratic gubinatorial candidate, instead it's the republican candidate. so does all of this prime leased space mean that meg whitman is offering up a window into a winning campaign or into a political blunder? meg whitman's campaign says the gubinatorial hopeful opened this satellite campaign office at lake shore and 580 in mid- july for one reason. >> we believe the election will be very close so we need to fight inform every vote, every vote in oakland, every vote in san francisco, every vote in san jose, every vote in the bay area, every vote across the state. >> reporter: when cbs cameras arrived early this evening it was easy to see directly into the front windows of meg 2010, but after we informed her campaign of our story tonight the entire front window was covered with thi
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Sep 14, 2010 5:30pm PDT
faster than we are because they looked at what we did, they took what was good about us and added to it. >> reporter: education experts like amy wilkins say top- performing countries recruit teachers from the top of their college classes. south korea number two in math gets teachers from the top 5% of graduating college seniors. finland, number one in math and science, the top 10%. >> the consensus is that the most important ingredient in what works is the quality of the student's teacher. >> reporter: the u.s. has one of the shorter school years, 180 days versus 220 for south korea. research shows teachers spend up to six weeks re-teaching what kids forgot over the summer. so a shorter break may be better. >> we've gotten stuck in the old norms-- the world has changed, and our schools have not kept up. >> reporter: now the numbers suggest might be the time for a new lesson plan. jim axelrod, cbs news, new york. >> couric: and one more note about education. a real milestone for women in this country, last year for the first time women earned more doctorates than men did. just over ha
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Sep 14, 2010 6:00pm PDT
last week. good evening, i'm allen martin. >> i'm dana king. most of us will never know what it was like for those first responders on the ground, but today, some of them tried to explain it. john ramos on how they describe that inferno. >> i was on the way back to school night. i was at crestmoor elementary school. >> i was at my son's baseball practice when my wife and i saw the explosion. >>> reporter: most people ran from the inferno that night but as always, there are those whose job it is to run toward it. some of them told their stories today. >> initially, we're thinking that a jet airplane went down from san francisco airport and then when the second call came in for south city fireworks i personally was thinking it might be a terrorist thing. >> reporter: when the explosion happened the fireball could be seen all over the bay area but it was right here at the crest of this hill that first responders got their first look at what they were dealing with. >> we have a whole neighborhood on fire and we have incredible heat and fire. many homes are burning. and as we took the tu
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Sep 29, 2010 6:00am PDT
south of us in baja giving us more clouds today and also giving us cooler temperatures. we'll take a look at those cooler temperatures in just a few moments. in the meantime, here's a look at your traffic with elizabeth. >> thank you, tracy. we are just getting word of a serious accident in oakland westbound 580 approaching grand avenue. it sounds like a car flipped over. chp is heading to the scene now. we are watching these sensors. so far they haven't changed color. so far they are still showing green. but we'll continue to check that if you are heading towards the macarthur maze something to be aware of. we also still have this injury crash in city streets in san francisco at 6th and folsom. police are still on scene and apparently one lane of 6th street is blocked near the intersection. that's a check of your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. >>> hey, thanks, elizabeth. -- that's a look at your weather. back up to you. >>> california's first execution in nearly five years has been put on hold and may not happen until next year. anne makovec is at san quentin prison in ma
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Sep 18, 2010 5:00am PDT
critics during a speech in washington friday. >> will they attack us? yes. will they smear our back grounds and distort our records? undoubtedly. the small elite don't get us. they call us wacky. they call us wing-o nuts. we call us we, the people. >> reporter: as for palin, she urged the des moines crowd to stay for o cussed. >> there are better days ahead. november 2nd is just ahead and that's shaping up to be a great day for america. >> reporter: for o cuss o on this election, she said. not the next one. not yet. dean reynolds, cbs news, des moines. >>> joining us from washington, d.c., to talk about her political power oh, our political analyst john dickerson. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> so she speaks last night at the dinner in des moines. what does this say about sarah palin 2012. >> it says she's keeping all of her options open. you know, she's running an insurgency here in the republican party but last night the dinner was an establishment event so she's kind of playing it both ways and going just fine for her at the moment. >> a takeaway line from last night, w
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Sep 17, 2010 7:00am PDT
reaction from the victim of a possible copycat attack with us in the studio early this friday, copycat attack with us in the studio early this friday, september 17th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> and a good friday morning. oh. to you. still waking up this. i i'm erica hill. foggy in new york city. >> i'm harry smith. good morning, everybody. breaking news this morning. you will never guess who showed up in a prison in peru. right? it was beth holloway trying to pay a visit to joran van der sloot and face to face for a couple minutes. >> natalee holloway's mom. >>> people here in new york talking about this and not just new york affected. some really unusual weather for the area in new york city yesterday. huge storms rolled through around rush hour. hail, powerful winds. there was a huge thunderstorm. sideways rain and a possible tornado. dave price joining us this morning in queens and forest hills, new york, where the storm hit the hardest with the latest this morning. talk about some destruction, dave. >> erica, you know, typically with this weather like this happens, we thohe
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Sep 8, 2010 11:00pm PDT
there were concerns that inmates were hoarding soap to use it as weapons and to hide contraband inside. inmates say that they need it to wash their clothes as well as themselves. >>> bay area religious leaders joined together in palo alto today to condemn a florida pastor's plan to burn the koran this weekend. members of christian and jewish congregations among others joined muslim leaders in a show of solidarity. more than a dozen speakers called for religious freedom and tolerance and for a greater understanding of all faiths. tonight that pastor says he is not backing off of plans to burn 100 or more copies of the koran on the anniversary of the september 11th attacks. terry jones of the dove world outreach center has been the subject of international pressure to cancel the event. the city of gainesville has now denied hima burn permit and his web site was shut down. >> we feel that he is an indirect course of violation of our freedom of expression, freedom of speech, because they are trying to shut us down. >> gainesville residents held their own interfaith service tonight and said
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Sep 14, 2010 11:00pm PDT
pg&e says it can't do that. >> it's just red line. >> reporter: livermore mayor showed us. >> amanda: his fire department was able to skirt up. a pipeline underneath vineyards, it is about the only populated area nearby. accord to go a pg&e report from 2009 obtained by cbs5 the utility said it needed to fix this stretch of pipeline calling it the highest-risk pipeline in the bay area. the livermore mayor says he was shocked, he asked pg&e for more specifics but never got an answer today. >> no doubt it's on the south end of the city and it doesn't impact as many people as it would in neighborhoods in san brown oh but by gosh i think our citizens deserve some information from pgee so we know what this means. >> what information have you got. >> the truth is nothing. accord to go the same paperwork they need to replace a four- mile section of pipeline 131 in fremont and call this the second highest risk pipeline in the bay area. the fire chief says he knows it fakes through but he couldn't get any more specifics from pg&e either. >> right now they can't tell us so they are under, i'm t
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Sep 8, 2010 5:30pm PDT
looking for in a dance partner? what arthur murray never told us. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. he's heard the complaints, the outrage in church groups, the military, even world leaders. but today florida pastor terry jones insisted he will go ahead with plans to burn copies of the koran on saturday to mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. in response, the state department ordered u.s. around the world to assess their security and brace for possible protests. general david petraeus, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, met today with afghan president hamid karzai, both warned that jones' plan could endanger u.s. troops. and the vatican said "this act would only call for new hate and violence." kelly cobiella is in gainesville, florida tonight. kelly, pastor jones is getting lots of criticism from many corners but he's claiming a lot of people are actually on his side. >> he does say that, katie. and he says they're simply afraid to speak out p
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Sep 16, 2010 12:00pm PDT
us. anne. >> reporter: nerves are raw, allen. there was a press conference here at city hall today with a lot of warnings for people about criminals that may want to take advantage of the destruction. there's already been two people arrested, accused of trying to bilk the system by posing as phony victims. they are set to be in court this afternoon at 1:30. also warnings today about the potential of phony charities out there. so watch who you give money to. but the main concern for victims, phony contractors. the state put these signs up all over the blast zone neighborhood to warn people. any contractor you hire should have a license displayed on all advertising material and paperwork. you can see that at checkthelicensefirst.com. we have that on cbssanfrancisco.com. you can check there to see if they have workers' comp. insurance if they are required if they have any additional people working for them. otherwise, you the property owner could be sued if someone is injured at your home. when the contractor comes to do the work, ask to see a pocket license. it looks like a credit ca
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Sep 2, 2010 5:30pm PDT
about police using taser guns. >> stop resisting! stop resisting! >> and a group of young people who have made happiness contagious. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> good evening. katie is off. much of the east coast is on alert tonight for hurricane earl. as many as 26 million people could soon be feeling its impact. even if the storm never makes landfall. earl is a category three storm earl is a category two storm right now with sustained winds of more than 111 miles an hour. the eye now less than 200 miles from cape hatteras, north carolina, and it's outer banks which could be the first to feel the effects of the hurricane before it takes an expected turn to the northeast. warnings and watches are up from north carolina, where at least 100,000 people have been ordered to evacuate the coast; all the way up to the canadian border. as this view from space demonstrates, earl is a particularly large hurricane about 400 miles across. we have a team of correspondents stationed along the east coa
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Sep 8, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. officials say it might be more ominous than that. >> in the past, we found that soap has been used as weapons. they will put bars in socks and swing it at people they want to injure. additionally, there have been occasions where they will soap up the floor so that the deputies will slip and fall when they are responding to an emergency. >> reporter: so the inmates of k-pod, mostly members of the norteno street gang, stopped eating to get the jail to change its policies. >> we found the trash cans full of candy and cookie wrappers and other items they have been purchase on the jail commissary. >> reporter: no one is in any health danger, the commander says, and officials say they have no plans to change the policy. they are not sweating it. and here's what we're talking about. bob barker soap. the price is certainly right, it's 90 cents. but this is a different bob barker. this is pretty much institutional soap. they sell all over. it's only 90 cents, the cheapest of the three that them. the officials say you can put contraband in here. that's another reason that don't want so many bar
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Sep 12, 2010 6:00am PDT
really bugging us? more and more places across the country folks would answer that question by cursing the name of a very tiny pest. the creature is so annoying it leaves the afflicted no choice but to call in the dogs and the experts as martha teichner will report in our cover story. >> reporter: meet man's best friends but a bed bug's worst enemies. >> good boy. >> reporter: if you've got bed bugs, bed-bug sniffing dogs are the most reliable way to find them. and we don't want to scare you but.... >> it's conceiveable that at some point everyone that you know will have dealt with them in one way or another. >> reporter: the bed bug blues. later this sunday morning. >> osgood: time machines that can take us back to the past are an impossibility according to many experts. they must not know about the machines our john blackstone will be showing us. >> reporter: many of the classic automobiles gathered at pebble beach are makes that disappeared decades ago. pierce arrow, packard, duesenberg, delage-- on the road again in a highly competitive beauty contest. >> everyone on the fi
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Sep 20, 2010 6:00pm PDT
broad daylight on the street today they tell us -- >> everybody looks out for each other, things are getting better. >> reporter: but neighbor got broken into? >> yeah, they came through the back window. >> phil ma tier from piedmont. >>> the pipeline explosion made us all ask this question. could did same thing happen in my neighborhood? now some answers, pg&e has just released its list of the 100 riskiest pipelines in california. as simon perez shouse us the criteria for that list. simon. >> reporter: dana there appears to be some debate about whether that list was a secret but we can tell you right now you can find out for yourself. >> whenever we identify any potential threat to public safety we immediately go and address the situation. we don't put it on solis, it's not on solis of 100. >> reporter: but for planning purposes pg&e does make up a list of the 100 most dangerous pipeline segments so it nose which ones to fix before others. these maps posted on the company's web site show where they are. they get there based on criteria. will there or has there been third party const
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Sep 22, 2010 7:00am PDT
. it doesn't matter although as you say i'm disappointed and all of us should be. but she's smart to do this. the national media is not doing her any favors and basically a lot of people want her on to have a car crash on air. she needs to focus on delaware. she's got a tough run there because she's got to reach out to independents and get outside of the narrow conservative constituency she won that -- that helped her win there i should say and smart to keep to the knitting and hope that voters don't penalize her staying away from the national media and might look like staying away from any kind of difficult or probing questions. >> knit one, pearl two for john dickerson this morning, thank you very much. appreciate it. >> thanks, harry. >>> just in case, miss o'donnell, the offer stands. now let's look at when's going on in the news we ri ka hill. good morning. >> good morning. good morning to everyone at home, as well. >>> it is called corruption on steroids. the california city officials that sparked nationwide outrage with the inflated salaries will be in court this morning. they
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Sep 28, 2010 7:00am PDT
. captioning funded by cbs >>> much of the country waking up to extreme weather, including us here in new york city. good morning, everyone. i'm maggie rodriguez. >> we got soaked around here yesterday. good morning, everybody. i'm harry smith. of course, in the midwest, there's still a lot of cleanup and a lot of water piled up all over the place there. and the big story then turns out to be in southern california. in california, a record-breaking heat wave making l.a. feel more like death valley. downtown los angeles yesterday, they armometers topped out at 1 degrees, all-time high. the l.a. department of water and power says it recorded its highest ever demand for ele electrici electricity. hattie kaufman reports. >> reporter: talk about scorching. los angeles topped out at 113 degrees, the hottest day in l.a. history. it edged out the previous record set in 1990 by one degree. >> i'm going to melt. >> quite frankly, you can feel your skin searing in the heat of it. >> reporter: a high pressure system trapped the heat which is not good news for firefighters battling several brush fires
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Sep 24, 2010 6:00pm PDT
lot of that dirt. so some of that dirt is going to be used for that project, as well. but this is a very time- consuming thing we're talking about here. they are not going to have this project complete for another five years. >> wow, okay. well, and so in addition to that, it's a recycling project. that's good. >> reporter: yeah. they are putting the earth that was underground above ground and putting it to good use. >> good. len ramirez, thank you. >>> hundreds turned out tonight to remember three people killed in the san bruno pipeline explosion. sharon chin on the memorial service for the bullis family. >>> reporter: mourners streamed into the first presbyterian church in burlingame to remember three members of one family. gregory bullis, a nurse, his mother lavonne, a retired nurse, and his 17-year-old son william, a high school senior. the three died two weeks ago today in her claremont drive home in the san bruno explosion and fire. >> the bullis family was a very united family. lavonne was an excellent nurse and she cared about everybody. >> reporter: she is related to the bu
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Sep 12, 2010 5:00am PDT
morning. >> i know you have done a tremendous amount of work here in the community. tell us about your background jean >> chef well, i have been working as a community activist for a long time. i first got into it after the 1991 fire in the oakland hills it was terrible. such a need for so many volunteers and so forth. so i took a position with city of oakland to assist in the rebuilding process. as a result of that i got introduced to the group of people that were working on an enterprise grant, $25 million with the clinton administration we were able to bring to the city of oakland to do economic revitalization. i went on there to do arbitration and retiring from the city. >> i remember you from the interfaith community to meet mayor we met for over a year. >> prior to his election i formed network santa fe action, group of pastors of all denominations we did good work getting him elected mayor of city of oakland. that is how i first met you and introduced me to so many hundreds and hundreds of other pastors throughout the city of oakland and bay area that lead to the work i am
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Sep 13, 2010 5:00pm PDT
their loved ones. four days out and officials still cannot tell us with 100% certainty the number of people missing. >>> today at st. cecilia's catholic church, 8th graders mourn the loss of their classmate and school president,. >> she was a young lady everyone knew and loved and so we are trying to help the children deal with sadness, anger, confusion. >> reporter: she and her mother jackie were home when the pipeline exploded and are two of the four the coroner confirmed died. the others are 20-year-old jessica morales and chris torres said his 18-year-old mother elizabeth is one of the deceased. >> they haven't identified her yet. >> she has been missing for three days they have had her body at the morgue. >> reporter: then there are the injured, four burn patients remain at st. francis memorial their injuries range from critical to serious all are in stable condition. a spokeswoman said that in itself is good news. sf general is treating four patients the most serious a man in his 50s with burns in critical condition a woman in her 80s. another in her 60s serious condition suffe
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Sep 9, 2010 5:30pm PDT
get in the lime light." harry? >> smith: elaine quijano downtown for us tonight. thank you. in afghanistan, the taliban has been using this controversy to win new recruits. today, cbs news obtained taliban leaflets that urged villagers to join them in seeking revenge. mandy clark is in kabul tonight. >> reporter: the leaflet said that america is the biggest enemy of islam and called on muslims to take revenge for the burning of the koran. the leaflets have been handwritten and dropped in paktia province. cancer they've been distributed taliban on motor bikes to small villages. most villagers are illiterate, so the leaflets would have been left with imams to read out in mosques and spread the word that way. the taliban has capitalized on the controversy at the holiest time of the year for muslims, a time when the mosques will be packed with followers. mandy clark, cbs news, kabul. >> smith: we want to bring in juan zarate. good evening. >> good evening, harry. >> smith: how much damage has already been done by this? >> well, harry, some damage has already been done. we've seen p
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Sep 8, 2010 4:30am PDT
continues to pray about his final decision. >> the only thing that could cause us to change our mind is if we felt really a deep conviction. we felt like god really wanted us not to do it. >> reporter: but the government is still holding out hope that between now and saturday, americans will stand up and condemn the church's plan. and jones has faced controversy before. he left a church in germany after allegations he was mishandling money. back to you. >> tara mergener in washington for us this morning. thank you. >>> a thai airways jet is safely on the ground this morning in los angeles. a bomb threat was found on board. flight 794 from lang cob carrying 189 people landed last night. it was taken to a remote part of los angeles international airport. the airline says the bomb threat written in flawed english was found taped to a bathroom mirror. the fbi says no evidence of an explosive device was found and there have no been arrests. >>> also in los angeles, 22 people were arrested during a second straight night of protests against a police shooting. demonstrators were protesting s
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Sep 6, 2010 6:00am PDT
just like us having to go to work golden gate bridge. >> not bad. >> nope. let's get a check on our forecast. hi lawrence. >> this should be a spectacular labor day around the bay area. sunshine all the way to the coastline, temperature is heating up, offshore winds, cranking up the numbers inland, 80s and low 90s. san jose and out toward the coastline the coast is clear of low cloud and fog. will stay that way all day long temperatures upper 60s. mid-70s. big changes in the works. >> 6:02 a.m. law enforcement officers and volunteers back at an east bay landfill, ann is in pittsburgh where searchers are looking for a man missing for more than a week. good morning. >> good morning they have been at it since friday, three full days of searching so far. they are going to continue this morning looking for maybe a body or any clues that might lead to the where abouts of a missing man so far they have come up empty handed. about 2 dozen volunteers, and several invest gators have been out here every day since friday, sifting through three thousand tons of trash at keller canyon landfill lo
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Sep 23, 2010 6:00am PDT
pablo and brookwood so use a detour around brookwood then get back on camino pablo to access the freeway on the eastbound side of 24. so just a heads up through there. anne will have more information coming up. we have a sunny forecast on tap. tracy has details. >> yeah, plenty of sunshine, warmer weather. day one. warmup. here's a look at some highs today. lower 80s from concord to livermore, mid-70s in oakland and fremont, 77 degrees in san jose. of 69 in san francisco. the mid-70s in vallejo and san ra fes. over the weekend the 90s. we have your weekend forecast, the seven-day forecast coming up. back to you. >> thank you. >>> pg&e trying to cap that gas line break in downtown orinda. this is the third gas leak in the bay area in the last 24 hours. anne makovec is in orinda and joins us by phone where, ann, main street i understand in the downtown area is closed? >> two blocks of moraga way closed down right in downtown orinda and you can smell gas authorities of downtown. i'm at the bart station up the hill the smell of natural gas is in the air but fire officials have assure
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Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm PDT
marin general. >> we determined that the bmw behind us lost control negotiating the curve in the road into the path of an oncoming big rig, struck and ended up in the field. >> reporter: the driver of the big rig was not injured. a long trail of skidmarks and what appears to be a gouge in the road from a tire rim indicates the tire blew out, the officer says. the skidmarks begin near what appears to be an older roadside memorial for a motorcyclist. >> speed may have been a factor but it's under investigation. we found alcoholic beverage containers in or about the vehicle, yes, but we have not determined alcohol to be a factor yet. >> reporter: all those in the bmw were wearing seatbelts. from the looks of the car it's amazing that some of those inside survived with only minor injuries. >> it's all about the dynamics of the collision. even when everybody is wearing their seatbelt in a collision this violent, it's hard to come out okay. >> reporter: like most accidents what may have started as an ordinary day just with a few moments of distractions, swerving left of center, a tragedy to
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Sep 29, 2010 5:00pm PDT
unanimously denied a request by the state to begin using new procedures for lethal injection. now the state won't be able to execute brown until next year. that's because california's supply of a lethal injection drug expires on friday. the new supply isn't due to arrive until next year. brown was convicted in 1982 for the rape and murder of a 15- year-old girl in southern california. >>> nobody likes getting parking tickets. but investigators in alameda county say some people got out of them for much less cash than they owed. that's because of a couple of alleged crooked employees. mike sugerman says those workers are now in jail tonight. mike. >> reporter: well allen, here in fremont, a lot of people have been getting tickets because they put in a bunch of red light cameras in the last couple of years. and the courts weren't really ready for all those new tickets. well, things have gotten better over the months but now comes word that some people in a position to help might have helped people except they did it illegally. >>> reporter: the fremont hall of justice hadn't had a ve
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Sep 20, 2010 5:00pm PDT
? >> we don't know yet what the cause was. so that will inform us as to how we need to look at these various pipeline segments and whether the process that we're using is a good processor not. >> reporter: is this a satisfactory response is this. >> well it's a response. i -- you know, every time there is a response there's more question. >> reporter: assemblyman jerry hill represents san brown oh. he says changing evaluation evaluations of the pipe. first they are on the list, then they are not, is troubling. >> we need to have confidence in our tilt and the california public utilities commission. at this point in time we're losing that rapidly. >>> now the map on the pg&e web site are not interactive so you can't zoom in and see how close those pipelines are to your house. but in the meantime they have setup a hot line (888)743-7431. that will get you to a pg&e representative and you can have a conversation with that person, tell them exactly where it is that you live, and then they'll tell you if you're within 500 feet of any pipeline, whether that is on the top 100 list or not. o
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